Griff Barnett

Active - 1940 - 1957  |   Born - Jan 1, 1885   |   Died - Jan 12, 1958   |   Genres - Drama, Western, Action, Romance, Crime

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Biography by Hal Erickson

Curmudgeonly American character actor Griff Barnett first began showing up in movie bit roles in 1942. Barnett's screen time increased considerably after 1946 with solid supporting roles in films like Possessed (1947), Cass Timberlane (1947) and Tap Roots (1948). He was most often seen as stern judges (Angel Face) and small-town doctors (Pinky). Griff Barnett retired in 1955, three years before his death.

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